Wife Dies Husband Injured in Pasco Traffic Collision
Pasco, WA (November 26, 2022) – On Tuesday, Maria Larios, 73, of Pasco, died, and her 67-year-old husband sustained injuries in a hit-and-run crash on 20th Avenue.
It was about 7 p.m. when the fatal incident took place in the area of Nixon Street.
Officers say the couple had just finished a shopping trip to the SuperMex grocery store.
They were wearing high-visibility clothes and carrying flashlights. Then, a dark-colored sedan struck the couple as they were crossing the street. However, the sedan’s driver fled the scene.
Immediately, the paramedics rushed Maria Larios and her husband to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland where Maria died.
The husband remains hospitalized and was able to say goodbye to his wife, but he suffered a heart attack.
Meanwhile, the authorities located the sedan empty just south of 20th Avenue and Lewis Street Wednesday morning. The vehicle had been reported stolen in Pasco on Monday.
Please reach out to Pasco police using the non-emergency dispatch number at 509-628-0333 if you have further information about the Pasco traffic collision.
Moreover, the family and friends of Maria Larios and her husband are hoping to raise money to pay for funeral expenses and medical bills. You may click on this link to help.
Sweet Lawyers extend our sympathies to the families and friends of Maria Larios. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
Have You Heard of Wrongful Death Claim?
We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one in a traffic incident similar to the Pasco traffic collision is devastating.
More so, if it is to deal with the legalities of a wrongful death case. You need the help of legal experts to fight for you and to get the justice your loved one deserves.
The benefit of getting yourself a wrongful death attorney is that they will help you get compensation for the economic and non-economic damages incurred due to the death.
However, know that with a wrongful death case, there is a time limit on which the bereaved families can take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations. It will only allow you to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid. Thus, the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit.
Thus, it is crucial to know and understand these time limitations, as they vary from state to state and case to case.
To the family of Maria Larios, talk to us here at Sweet Lawyers. Our legal experts will guide you on how to go about a possible wrongful death claim concerning the crash on 20th Avenue.
In fact, when you hire us, our attorneys will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses and analyze evidence.